Flashcards in The Sky Is Gray - Gaines Deck (10):
(Gaines) What happened to the protagonist’s father?
He was recruited by the army
(Gaines) What is wrong with the protagonist?
He has a bad toothache
(Gaines) How old is the protagonist?
(Gaines) Why does Monsieur Bayonne say prayer isn’t helping the protagonist?
The protagonist is saying baptist prayers while M Bayonne is saying Catholic prayers
(Gaines) Why does the preacher strike the boy?
The boy doesn’t believe in god and calls the preacher ignorant for thinking with his heart instead of his brain
(Gaines) Why doesn’t the protagonist ever complain?
He is the oldest child and must set a good example. His mother does not abide “crybaby stuff”
(Gaines) Why does the protagonist’s mother attack a man?
She accuses him of being a pimp and trying to solicit her
(Gaines) What is the protagonist’s name?
(Gaines) What does the protagonist want to do for his mother?
Buy her a new red coat